Public notices and bulletins - CAVCO

Read the public notices about the two Canadian Audio-Visual Certification Office (CAVCO) tax credits, the Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit and the Film or Video Production Services Tax Credit.

2017 Public Notices

Public Notice (2017-04)

CAVCO Online System Update (July 2017) – A new version of CAVCO Online which includes a number of system enhancements intended to improve the overall user experience.

Public Notice (2017-03)

Definition of "advertising" for the purpose of the federal film or video production tax credit programs.

Public Notice (2017-02)

Definitions for ineligible genres of production for the purpose of the federal film or video production tax credit programs.

Public Notice (2017-01)

Eligible platforms that can be used to meet the "shown in Canada" requirement of the Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit program.

2016 Public Notices

Public Notice (2016-06)

Update on processing times for tax credit program applications.

Public Notice (2016-05)

Update on processing times for applications under the Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit program.

Public Notice (2016-04)

May System Release – CAVCO launched a new version of the on-line application system which includes a number of system enhancements intended to improve the overall user experience.

Public Notice (2016-03)

Call for Comments – Eligible platforms which can be used to meet the "shown in Canada" requirement of the Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit.

Public Notice (2016-02)

Call for Comments – Definition of "advertising" for the purpose of the federal film or video production tax credit programs.

Public Notice (2016-01)

Call for Comments – Definitions for ineligible genres of production for the purpose of the federal film or video production tax credit programs.

2014 Public Notices

Public Notice (2014-01)

Lead Performer Policy and Clarification of the "Documentary Exception"

2013 Public Notices

Public Notice (2013-02)

Call for Comments - Lead Performer Policy and Clarification of the "Documentary Exception"

Public Notice (2013-01)

Administration of Application Deadlines for the CPTC.

2010 Public Notices

Public Notice (2010-01)

Amended Policy on Proof of Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Residency for Producers and Key Creative Personnel.

2009 Public Notices

Public Notice (2009-01)

Policy on Documentation Demonstrating that certain individuals are Canadian.

2008 Public Notices

Public Notice (2008-01)

A reminder of the Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit (CPTC) deadline requirements pursuant to the Income Tax Regulations of May 18, 2005.

2007 Public Notices

Public Notice (2007-01)

The Canadian Audio-Visual Certification Office announces the introduction of a new policy concerning the Production Control Guidelines, as well as clarification of other requirements, of the Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit program.

2006 Public Notices

Public Notice (2006-03)

The Canadian Audio-Visual Certification Office (CAVCO) has adopted a policy on the exploitation of videograms in Canada by a non-Canadian service agent of productions certified under the Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit (CPTC) program.

Public Notice (2006-02)

The Department of Canadian Heritage seeks comments in addition to those received following its release of Public Notice CAVCO 2005-01.

Public Notice (2006-01)

The Canadian Audio-Visual Certification Office (CAVCO) announces an administrative policy change regarding the Official Designee Affidavit for the PSTC program.

2005 Public Notices

Public Notice (2005-01)

The Department of Canadian Heritage seeks comments concerning issues raised by the November 14, 2003, federal government announcement with respect to the Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit (CPTC).

2004 Public Notices

Public Notice (2004-01)

Recognition of official treaty co-production status outside of the certification process for tax credit purposes.

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